Mariana Mazzucato is one of my favorite thinkers. She’s an academic who rejects market orthodoxy and presents her arguments, persuasively, to the masses—a gift that many in the field of economics don’t possess. Mazzucato’s overarching argument is that (a) the state’s role in driving innovation, and therefore economic growth, is much larger than is reflected […]
In this episode of If you don’t already have The Keystone podcast, focused on ecosystem builders, on your radar, you need to. In this episode, Brad discusses how coronavirus is a complex system, along with some updates and insights to the forthcoming Startup Community Way.
COVID has highlighted the need for economically resilient cities. A recent analysis found that vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystems increased employment growth by 15%. The top 3 cities? San Jose and San Francisco, California, and Boulder, Colorado. How do city officials, investors, founders, and others come together to build and foster these types of communities? While the […]